Learning is fun at Hillcrest Christian Preschool

Limited openings remain for the 2023-24 school year. Scroll down for enrollment forms.

At HCPS we desire to partner with families in a child’s early education.  Children prepare socially and academically for kindergarten in a nurturing Christian environment with a focus on hands-on learning through play. 

Morning class options for 3-year-olds:

Developmentally appropriate curriculum promoting language development, and social, physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual growth.

  • 9:30-11:30 am
  • One-day to five-day options:  Monday, Tuesday/Thursday, Wednesday/Friday
  • Age 3 by December 1

PreSchool Days of Discovery afternoon class options for 4-year-olds

Explore the 4-year-old curriculum through learning centers and daily group activities.  These experiences are carefully developed to engage and prepare the child for a successful transition to kindergarten.

  • 12:30-2:30 pm
  • One-day to five-day options: Monday, Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday, Friday
  • Age 4 by December 1.  Five-year-olds are also accepted.

Our Goals:

  • To establish an atmosphere of Christian love and to reinforce biblical principles and values
  • To develop a love for learning
  • To prepare your child socially, academically, physically, and emotionally for kindergarten

Our Program:

  • Includes varied units of study depending on the interests of the students, such as “Why Am I Special”, families, fire safety, health and nutrition, five senses, planting and growing, community helpers, seasons, and holidays.
  • Each unit incorporates basic skill practice needed for kindergarten readiness.
  • Daily schedule includes circle time (story, music, songs, finger plays, sharing, social/academic learning time), muscle room (gross motor play), craft time/guided activities, free play, and snack time.
  • Special events and field trips enhance learning throughout the year.

Our Staff:

  • Laurie Lassinger, preschool administrator/family ministries assistant
  • Ashley Abbey, lead teacher
  • Kara Kartesz, preschool ministry aide
  • Kara Erickson, preschool ministry aide

Hillcrest Preschool Application 2023

Parent handbook rev 2023

Contact us at or at 716-483-3331.